USSOCOM's mission is to "Provide fully capable Special Operations Forces (SOF) to defend the United States and its interests and synchronize planning for global operations against terrorist networks." As a member of our team, you will partner with SOF military and civilian members to directly support this mission by providing world-class Information Technology services and support that connect over 60,000 users around the world.
Shift work is required to support 24x7 operations. It is important to be available to work any shift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays.
Computer network defense analysts must possess a thorough understanding of all aspects of computer and network security, including such areas as firewall administration, encryption technologies and network protocols. The analyst must have experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting. Analysts need strong oral and written communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent judgment and self-motivation. They should be able to multitask and work well under pressure. They must be able to investigate alerts, anomalies, error, intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the extent of a security incident and they must be able to help isolate the responsible agents. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry security trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.
Assisting in incident response
Monitoring systems security and responding to security incidents
Participating in security systems testing
Ensuring integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data
Preventing and detecting intrusion
Incident containment and remediation recommendations
Conducting log file analysis
Provide Daily reports
Attend daily, weekly and/or monthly VTCs
Required Education: None
Description: intensive and progressive experience in the candidate's field of study and specialization.
Description: Experience with SIEM, log analysis, vulnerability analysis and some scripting experience
Required Certification: Employment is contingent upon obtaining all required certifications within the timeframe specified in a waiver by the government (if applicable) and maintaining required certifications through the duration of the contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.